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2020/21 Premier League most assists: Standings for Playmaker Award

By Squawka News

Published: 11:00, 14 January 2021

The Premier League is home to some of the best creators in the world and, once again, they are fighting it out this season to win the Playmaker Award.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane has continued his transformation from goalscoring to playmaker to lead the early standings of 2020/21, as the only player to reach double figures for assists so far (11). He ended a four-game run without an assist in Tottenham’s win over Leeds, setting up Son Heung-min’s goal which further extended his lead.

The Englishman sits two ahead of assist extraordinaire Kevin De Bruyne, though the Belgian has played over 300 minutes fewer.

Behind De Bruyne on seven assists are Jack Grealish and Bruno Fernandes, with the latter arguably the best Premier League player of 2020. Another six players are two behind with five assists, including Son Heung-min and Andrew Robertson.

Check back here throughout the season to see just how the race for the 2020/21 Premier League Playmaker Award pans out…

Most assists Premier League 2020/21 season: Table standings

Players with the same amount of assists are separated by minutes played. List correct as of 11:00 14/01/2021.

Position Player Assists xA Minutes Played
1st Harry Kane 11 1.67 1,521
2nd Kevin De Bruyne 9 4.26 1,278
3rd Bruno Fernandes 7 4.46 1,391
4th Jack Grealish 7 5.02 1,350
5th Lucas Digne 5 1.74 792
6th Jamie Vardy 5 0.86 1,303
7th Mateusz Klich 5 2.7 1,406
8th Son Heung-Min 5 1.95 1,440
9th Marcus Rashford 5 1.23 1,445
10th Andrew Robertson 5 2.93 1,530

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